Library Loot #2 July 3rd

Library Loot is a weekly meme hosted by EVA and Marg. In this meme you share what books you borrowed from the library this past week. Just remember when you post your Library Loot to go back to both EVA’s and Marg’s blogs and put your link in their Library Loot post.

Here is what we still have left from our last visit to the library:

  • A Garden of opposites by Nancy Davis
  • The Foggy Foggy Forest by Nick Sharratt
  • The Jolly Postman or Other People’s Mail by Janet & Allan Ahlberg
  • The Very Cranky Bear by Nick Bland

We went to the library this morning because it was the Summer Reading Program story time. The theme this morning was Cats & Dogs. The kids got to listen to a story about a cat and dog. After the story they make a craft based on the story. The lady who does this is fantastic and Michael loves going to story time when she is there. Ms Debbie (as she likes to be called) comes up with the best crafts. I have no idea how she does it but all I have to say Ms Debbie if you happen to be reading this “You Rock”.

This is what we took out this week:

  • Wings by Aprilynne Pike
  • If I stay by Gayle Forman
  • Between Mom & Jo by Julie Anne Peters
  • Stanely’s Wild Ride by Linda Bailey
  • Buster by Denise Fleming
  • Buster Goes to Cowboy Camp by Denise Fleming
  • Can You Growl Like a Bear by John Butler
  • Engelbert Sneem and the Dream Vacuum Machine by Mr. Daniel Postgate
  • Dog Crafts by Linda Hendry

Here is a poster that Ms Debbie does for the Summer Reading Program every year. This years theme is Go, Wild, Read! For the kids every hour you read you get one ticket and all these tickets are placed into a huge clear box and 3 times over the summer they draw a name for a prize. The prizes are usually gift certificates to various stores.

Michael is usually lucky and manages to win one. One summer he won 2 gift ceritificates.

Also at the end of summer when the reading program wraps up they have a huge party for all the kids and they usually have some kind of entertainment and then all the tickets are placed back into the box and you have a chance to win an assortment of prizes.

Thankfully families are able to take part and this is something new they have started about 2 years ago and for every 5 hours read you get a ticket to put into a special box for a family prize.

Its a great way to encourage reading over the summer for kids and mom’s too.

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